Attention Kmart shoppers. The end is near, and shit is cheap. It’s time to do something you probably haven’t done in eons — actually go to Kmart. The Sarasota Kmart at Fruitville and Beneva roads is in the final days of its going out of business sale. Store signage indicates we have less than a week … MORE>>
It took less time for Brittany to start shopping than it would have taken me to drive to Publix. I’d clicked “checkout” on my first Instacart order on Monday at 10:47 a.m. The online grocery ordering service sent me a text message five minutes later telling me that my Instacart shopper, Brittany, was already at … MORE>>
“Get it by tomorrow.” The most beautiful words in the world. Brace yourself Amazon Prime members. One-day shipping has finally come to the Sarasota-Bradenton region. Shoppers who pay the $99 annual fee for Amazon Prime can now choose from more than two million items eligible for the new service. These products are identified by the … MORE>>
What’s your favorite ramen place in Sarasota? Yeah. That’s right. I can’t think of one either. Sarasota still hasn’t caught up to the ramen trend yet. Hell, we’re still focused on the artisan burger trend. (And really, artisan burgers were so 2010 in the larger metros.) But that’s besides the point. Lucky’s Market — the organic-focused … MORE>>
Want to hang out with dogs while you wait for your flight? Now you can at Punta Gorda Airport. Of all the airports in our region, I wouldn’t have picked Punta Gorda’s as the one that needed to bring in therapy dogs to reduce stress. The regional airport already has a reputation for convenience and … MORE>>
I’ll take another splash of red. That could mean paint or wine at Painting with a Twist. The paint and sip studio where guests are allowed to BYOB and test out their artistic skills is bringing a third location to the Southwest Florida region. The new studio at 8736 State Road 70 E. in Ranch Lake Plaza, … MORE>>
Alright Manatee County. Brace yourself for yet another Wawa. You’re about to get one more place to get your hoagies, your pretzels or your breakfast burritos. The convenience store chain is moving forward with a location on Cortez Road West just east of 26th St. W, according to commercial building permits filed Wednesday in Manatee County. … MORE>>
Want to drink wine and get your dog’s nails clipped? There’s a sip and stroll for that. Bark and Bath is offering free dog nail trimmings on Thursday as part Southgate Village Shops monthly sip and stroll. But there’s more to this event than nail clippings. Several businesses in the strip mall at the northeast corner … MORE>>
Bookstore1 is moving to a new downtown storefront this month. But you don’t have to look far for the beloved bookstore’s new home. It’s just yards away from its currentspace. The local bookshop will close its store at 1359 Main St. on Feb. 14 and reopen a little more than a week later at 12 … MORE>>
Boca Kitchen Bar & Market has been packed since it opened last year in downtown Sarasota. Now it’s sister is moving just around the corner. The farm-to-table restaurant’s parent company is bringing its seafood restaurant concept to downtown Sarasota. Commercial building permits filed with the city of Sarasota indicate $210,000 worth of construction for new … MORE>>